Assistant Professor of Finance, Tenure Track, Faculty of Business Administration, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Assistant Professor of Finance
Competition Number: VPA-BUSI-2016-002

Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in Finance at the Assistant Professor rank with a proposed commencement date of July 1, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

The Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) has a history of excellence in financial education and boasts a very impressive cadre of alumni who have attained positions of leadership in public and private sector finance in Canada and worldwide. An outstanding academic program, supporting facilities, and excellent faculty have been the foundation for this success.

The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct research in the areas of investments, portfolio management, and derivatives. Preference will be given to applicants with trading room and/or online financial database experience. Applicants should have a PhD with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research in a university environment. Applicants must have demonstrated research productivity commensurate with the rank of appointment. Evidence of a completed earned doctorate is required for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor or higher and to be in a tenure-track position. (If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree).

The Faculty of Business Administration is a leader in management education and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Approximately 1,300 students are registered in the undergraduate programs of the Faculty, with another 200 students completing graduate programs, including a PhD and MSc in Management. For additional information about our Faculty, please visit our web site at

Memorial University is Newfoundland and Labrador’s only university, and plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of the province. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to over 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning. St. John’s is a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For further information about Memorial, please visit

The deadline to receive applications is November 1, 2016. We will have faculty representative at the Financial Management Association Annual Meetings at Las Vegas, Nevada in October 2016. Applications should include a curriculum vita, a cover letter, names and addresses of three references, statements of teaching and research interests and accomplishments, and three selected recent research publications. Please send applications electronically to the following. Please quote reference: VPA-BUSI-2016-002.

Dr. Wilfred Zerbe, Dean
Faculty of Business Administration
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, A1B 3X5

For further information telephone (709) 864-8851 or fax (709) 864-2467 or e-mail

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.